Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

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File Quarterly Statements

Calculate and File Quarterly Reports

ABC licensed restaurants and hotels are required to file quarterly statements with ABRA to report the previous quarter's:

  • Gross sales receipts for food and alcohol
  • Total expenses for the purchase of food and alcohol

Quarterly statements may be reported online or with a printed form. Instructions are available for completing the form.

Restaurants and hotels are required to meet annual gross food sales of:

  • $2,000 per occupant or 45% of annual gross receipts for a class C license
  • $1,500 per occupant or 45% of annual gross receipts for a class D license

Hotel sales requirements are based on dining room occupancy.

Statements are due on the following dates for each quarter:

  • April 30 reporting January–March (Q1)
  • July 30 reporting April–June (Q2) 
  • October 30 reporting July–September (Q3) 
  • January 30 reporting October–December (Q4)

Quarterly statement forms can be submitted by:

  • Selecting "save" on the online form
  • Email
  • Fax to (202) 442-9563
  • Mail or deliver in person to 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 400 South, Washington, DC 20009

Statements submitted by regular mail should be sent by certified mail to ensure the submission is received. Late statements may be subject to penalties. Licensees are encouraged to attend Books and Records Training to learn more about quarterly statement filings.

Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 442-4423
Contact Fax: 
(202) 442-9563
Contact TTY: 
(746) 777-7776
Contact Suite #: 
Office Hours: 
8:30 am to 4 pm
Service Location: 

2000 14th Street, NW

GIS Address: 
2000 14th Street, NW